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Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, basic HTML, CSS, and Microsoft Office on PC and Mac platforms

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Graphic Designer, Vivid Ink Graphics   |   2019-Present
• logo design
• banners and company signage
• print and digital advertisements
• vinyl vehicle wraps
• marketing materials
• photo editing
• decals, labels, stickers
• prepress checks and color management

Editor-in-Chief/Art Director, DIG Baton Rouge   |   2014-2018
• determine monthly concept and stories
• interview subjects and write articles
• designate assignments to writers and photographers
• hire and train all editorial/design staff
• copyediting/proofreading
• cover design and photo direction
• concept and create print, web, and social media ads
• manage 2-3 employees and 2-3 interns
• photo retouching
• editorial layout
• overall creative direction
• prepress checks for printing
• formulate magazine layout and ad placement
• determine page count based on sales
• social media and online content planning
• design event logos and promotional materials
• coordinate with brand ambassador on events
• photography

Freelance Design , Avant Garde   |   2004-Present
• logo design
• signage
• digital banners/advertisements
• marketing materials
• advertisements
• photo restoration
• business identity packages
• product photography

Designer, Baton Rouge Parents Magazine   |   2008-2010 & 2014
• advertisements
• logo design
• editorial layout
• product photography
• special project documents
• web design/maintenance
• photo shoot instruction

Graphic Designer, Lamar Graphics   |   2010-2013
• create outdoor ads
• advise sales team on effective outdoor design
• design and recreate logos
• resize designs to fit print specifications
• edit/enhance photographs
• create signs, banners and print ads
• copy writer for special projects team

Digital Specialist, Musemeche Photography   |   2005-2008
• cropping, editing photos
• creating templates for specialty items
• photo restoration and retouching
• web design/maintenance
• advertisements
• photographer

Graphic Designer, American Printing Center   |   2005
• logo design
• business identity packages
• advertisements
• prepare artwork for outsourced jobs
• social invitations
• web design/maintenance
• medical forms